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ROCKINGHAM — Seat Time Racing School is known for training drivers like 93-time NASCAR winner Jeff Gordon.

But some folks just want to have fun.

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RALEIGH — The frequency of vehicle crashes involving animals decreased last year across North Carolina, according to figures kept by the N.C. Department of Transportation.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program joined Western North Carolina partners, including Buncombe County Sheriff Quentin Miller, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, and local restaurant owners at Rabbit Rabbit in Asheville on Thursday, Oct. 21, to formally kick off the "Booze It & Lose It" Halloween Statewide Enforcement Campaign.

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GREENVILLE — Do your part to keep the Fourth of July and the rest of the summer safe by never driving if you are impaired.

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ROCKY MOUNT — With health safety conditions improving in North Carolina and its traditional summer busy season fast approaching, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is anticipating an unusually high level of activity in the coming weeks.

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RALEIGH — A bill temporarily shortening the length of time required for a driving learner’s permit was signed by Gov. Roy Cooper this week.  Republican bill sponsors proposed Senate Bill 69 in response to the growing waiting list of new drivers seeking a spot in mandatory driver’s education classes after the state Division of Motor Vehicles and driving schools were shut down during COVID.

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ROCKY MOUNT — With health safety conditions improving in North Carolina, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is resuming regular road tests this week. This ends the Contactless Road Test program that had been required for 15-17 year-old drivers seeking their Level 3 Full Provisional license and a select group of other drivers who could not qualify for a road test waiver.

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RALEIGH – State education leaders are teaming up with the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program to help sound the alarm about speeding, one of the leading causes of death in children and a major cause of death for young adults.

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RALEIGH — State lawmakers are trying again to eliminate the use of hand-held cellphones by operators of motor vehicles. 

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RALEIGH — This Labor Day, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program is joining forces with the North Carolina Trucking Association, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (also known as NETS), the North Carolina Highway Patrol and members of more than 500 law enforcement agencies around the state to help curb impaired driving.

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